Lithium-ion battery recycling

What types of lithium-ion batteries can be found in EVs?

Lithium-ion batteries have become the most widely used technology by automakers for electric vehicles. Over the years, many factors have propelled this technology to the forefront, such as its power-to-weight ratio, high energy density and low self-discharge. However, did you know that today there are many different types of lithium-ion batteries used in our electric …

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$4.8 million grant to develop lithium-ion battery recycling technology

This is a nonofficial translation of the press release published Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Montreal (Anjou), December 10, 2019 – The Government of Quebec is proud to grant financial assistance of $4,842,000 to Lithion Recycling Inc. for its Lion project, which will develop a technology for recycling lithium-ion batteries. Jonatan Julien, Minister of Energy and …

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As electric vehicles age, here’s how the batteries are finding a second life

With EV sales projected to hit 130 million by 2030, the industry faces a potential battery waste problem In his pursuit to completely get off fossil fuels, David Elderton has switched anything with a motor — from his car to his chainsaws — over to battery power. Even the three-bedroom home he shares with his …

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Most of electric cars’ batteries will be recycled, Quebec consortium promises

New technology that makes it possible to recycle 95 per cent of electric car batteries will be in Montreal next year, a Quebec consortium says. Lithion Recycling found a way to recycle the precious components of the cars’ batteries in a far more effective technique, according to company president Benoit Couture. “We treat the battery …

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AABC San Diego 2019: Key takeaways from the conference

At the beginning of the summer, Lithion Recycling took part in the 19th edition of the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC) in San Diego, California from June 24 to June 27. This internationally renowned conference attracts electric vehicle battery specialists from around the world and gives these industry players a space to discuss the most …

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